Join the Natural History Institute and featured artist Randy Waln for a nighttime nature experience under June’s full supermoon. Learn about night blooming flowers and their pollinators, listen for owls, and identify bats with Program Director Jessie Rack and ecologist Francisco Anaya. Hear how the moon has provided artistic inspiration for Randy, apparent throughout his current exhibit at NHI, The Moon Bears Witness. Don’t miss this unique opportunity to experience the summer night through the eyes of art and science.
This field experience will traverse the Peavine Trail to Watson Lake. Participants should bring their own headlamps or flashlights.
Cost: $30 Register Here
Randy Waln has spent the last twenty years devoting his energies toward creating digital art, seeking to understand himself and his place in the natural world through his work. His current exhibit, The Moon Bears Witness, is featured in the Natural History Institute Gallery through July 8th.
Francisco Anaya is the ecologist on the Prescott National Forest. As an ecologist, Francisco monitors and catalogues noxious weed, rare plant, amphibian, reptile, and bird populations.
Jessie Rack is an ecologist, naturalist, and environmental educator passionate about communicating how the world works. She has a PhD in Ecology & Evolutionary Biology from the University of Connecticut and diverse experiences in both formal and informal education. She is the Program Director of the Natural History Institute.